Entrance Exam Details

Name of Entrance Exam

Junior Engineers(Civil & Elect) Examination

Category of Exam

National Level Exam

About Exam

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts SSC JE exam for recruitment of Junior Engineers in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical branches of various government departments. SSC has released the SSC JE Notification on 1st February 2019 and candidates can now apply for the posts till 25th February 2019. As a huge number of candidates appear for SSC JE exam, it is highly competitive. Thus, it becomes very important to have a thorough knowledge of the exam pattern which would be the first step to crack the SSC JE Exam.

Eligibility

1.Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

 

2. Age Limit:

(i) 18-27 years for Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical) in CPWD and Department of Posts

(ii) Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) in MES

(iii) Upto 32 years for Junior Engineers (Civil & Mechanical) in CWC and Farakka Barrage.

(iv) 18-27 Years for Junior Engineers(Quantity Surveying and Contract) in MES.

(v). Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical &Mechanical) in Border Roads Organisation (BRO) of Ministry of Defence.

Exam pattern and syllabus

  • Paper – I, which is the first phase of the selection process, is an Objective Type Computer Based Test
  • Paper – II, which is the second stage, is a Descriptive Type Written Test
  • SSC JE Exam Pattern For Paper – I

    Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
    General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
    General Awareness 50 50
    General Engineering

     

    • a. Part A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
    • (or)
    • b. Part B: General Engineering (Electrical)
    • (or)
    • c. Part C: General Engineering (Mechanical)
    100 for each part 100

    Key Points To Remember Regarding SSC JE Exam Pattern For Paper – I

    1. General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness sections will be common for all the three streams.
    2. In General Engineering section, candidates have to attempt the sections as per their branches (i.e., either civil or mechanical or electrical).
    3. Candidates have to complete Paper – I in 2 hours (120 minutes).
    4. 0.25 % marks will be deducted for every wrong attempt.
    5. 1 mark will be given for each right attempt.
    6. If the candidate does not attempt the General Engineering section as per the instructions given in Paper – I, then his answer sheet will not be evaluated by the board.

    SSC JE Exam Pattern For Paper 2

    Candidates who qualify in Paper – I are eligible to appear for Paper 2.

    Sections Maximum Marks
    • a. Part A:  General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
    • (or)
    • b. Part B: General Engineering (Electrical)
    • (or)
    • c. Part C:  General Engineering (Mechanical)
    300

    Key Points To Remember Regarding SSC JE Exam Pattern For Paper – II

    1. There will be three parts in Paper – II under General Engineering, and candidates have to attempt them as per their branch.
    2. If the candidates have attempted a part other then instructed then his answer sheet will not be evaluated by  SSC.
    3. 0.25% negative marking will be applied to every wrong attempt.
    4. Candidates have to complete paper – II in 2 hours.

Exam fees

Candidates are required to pay Rs. 100/- as their application fee for SSC JE 2018-19 Exam. Female Candidates, Ex. Servicemen and Candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee for SSC JE 2019 Exam. The fee can be paid both online (net banking/debit card/credit card) and offline (e-challan).

How to apply

Candidates are required to pay Rs. 100/- as their application fee for SSC JE 2018-19 Exam. Female Candidates, Ex. Servicemen and Candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee for SSC JE 2019 Exam. The fee can be paid both online (net banking/debit card/credit card) and offline (e-challan).

Official Website & Contact Details:

https://ssc.nic.in/